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George Sand

George Sand

Elizabeth Harlan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

George Sand was the most famous, and the most scandalous, woman in nineteenth-century France. As a writer, she was enormously prolific: she wrote more than ninety novels, thirty-five plays, and ... More

Italian TalesAn Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction

Italian Tales: An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction

Massimo Riva (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095302
eISBN:
9780300129694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095302.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book serves as a literary map to guide readers through the varied geography of contemporary Italian fiction. The book includes English-language translations of short stories and excerpts from ... More

Languages of the NightMinor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Barry McCrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that the sudden decline of old rural vernaculars—such as French patois, Italian dialects, and the Irish language—caused these languages to become the objects of powerful longings and ... More

Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Joseph Luzzi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores Italian Romanticism and the modern myth of Italy. Ranging across European and international borders, the book examines the metaphors, facts, and fictions about Italy that were born ... More

Sacred RealismReligion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Sacred Realism: Religion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Noel Valis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152340
eISBN:
9780300152357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book re-examines the role of Catholicism in the modern Spanish novel. While other studies of fiction and faith have focused largely on religious themes, this book views the religious impulse as ... More

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